Wilde Lake
Score: 4
From 55 Ratings

Wilde Lake


  • Author: Laura Lippman
  • Release Date : 2016-05-03
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 1350975 Bytes


An African-American man accused of rape by a humiliated girl.  A vengeful father.  A courageous attorney.  A worshipful daughter.  Think you know this story?  Think again. Laura Lippman, the “extravagantly gifted” (Chicago Tribune) New York Times bestselling author, delivers “one of her best novels ” (Washington Post)—a modern twist on To Kill a Mockingbird. Scott Turow writes in the New York Times, “Wilde Lake is a real success.”Luisa “Lu” Brant is the newly elected state’s attorney representing suburban Maryland—including the famous planned community of Columbia, created to be a utopia of racial and economic equality. Prosecuting a controversial case involving a disturbed drifter ac...

The Lady of the Lake
Score: 4.5
From 469 Ratings

The Lady of the Lake


  • Author: Andrzej Sapkowski & David A French
  • Release Date : 2017-03-14
  • Genre: Epic
  • File Size: 3318262 Bytes


Trapped in a world ruled by the Elves, separated from Geralt and her destiny, Ciri will need all her training as a fighter and sorceress to return to her own time in the fifth book of the New York Times bestselling series that inspired the Netflix show and the hit video games.After walking through the portal in the Tower of Swallows while narrowly escaping death, Ciri finds herself in a completely different world. . . an Elven world. She is trapped with no way out. Time does not seem to exist and there are no obvious borders or portals to cross back into her home world. But this is Ciri, the child of prophecy, and she will not be defeated. She knows she must escape to finally rejoin the Witcher and his companions -- and also to try to conquer her wor...

Wilde Lake
Score: 4
From 32 Ratings

Wilde Lake


  • Author : Laura Lippman
  • Publisher : HarperLuxe
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Government attorneys
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1628445076


Wilde Lake Book Description :

Luisa "Lu" Brant is the newly elected-- and first female-- state's attorney of Howard County, Maryland, a job in which her widower father famously served. Fiercely intelligent and ambitious, she sees an opportunity to make her name by trying a mentally disturbed drifter accused of beating a woman to death in her home. It's not the kind of case that makes headlines, but peaceful Howard County doesn't see many homicides. As Lu prepares for the trial, the case dredges up painful memories, reminding her small, but tight-knit, family of the night when her brother, AJ, saved his best friend at the cost of another man's life. Only eighteen, AJ was cleared by a grand jury. Now, Lu wonders if the events of 1980 happened as she remembers them. What details mig...

Wilde Lake
Score: 4
From 32 Ratings

Wilde Lake


  • Author : Laura Lippman
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-05-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062083470


Wilde Lake Book Description :

An African-American man accused of rape by a humiliated girl. A vengeful father. A courageous attorney. A worshipful daughter. Think you know this story? Think again. Laura Lippman, the “extravagantly gifted” (Chicago Tribune) New York Times bestselling author, delivers “one of her best novels ” (Washington Post)—a modern twist on To Kill a Mockingbird. Scott Turow writes in the New York Times, “Wilde Lake is a real success.” Luisa “Lu” Brant is the newly elected state’s attorney representing suburban Maryland—including the famous planned community of Columbia, created to be a utopia of racial and economic equality. Prosecuting a controversial case involving a disturbed drifter accused of beating a woman to death, the fiercely a...

Congressional Serial Set
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Congressional Serial Set


  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Genre: United States
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : OSU:32435067342345


Congressional Serial Set Book Description :

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Stranger by the Lake

Stranger by the Lake


  • Author : Jennifer Wilde
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2015-03-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781497698314


Stranger by the Lake Book Description :

A writer travels to a fabled estate and uncovers a mystery both sensational and deadly in master storyteller Jennifer Wilde’s novel of unparalleled romantic suspense Mystery novelist Susan Marlow visited Gordonwood only once, as an impressionable twelve-year-old girl, but she never forgot the stately Victorian mansion. When her aunt Agatha invites her for a second visit, she meets Craig Stanton, a devilishly attractive scholar who is writing a history book about Sir Robert Gordon, the legendary Victorian-era explorer. Lady Agatha has given Stanton exclusive access to her family’s papers. But some of those priceless documents are missing. A series of break-ins convince Susan—and the local police—that someone is desperate to get their hands on ...

Columbia

Columbia


  • Author : Barbara Kellner
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0738517925


Columbia Book Description :

Columbia is a planned community that has influenced suburban development since its creation in the mid-1960s. This city of 100,000 grew out of rural farmland, patterned by the best thinkers of its time, including visionary developer James Rouse and a team of consultants such as sociologist Herbert Gans and transportation planner Alan Voorhees. World-famous architect Frank Gehry designed key buildings. Oakland Manor, featuring a barn that is a historical landmark, is one example of the structures preserved to give roots to the new town. Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon grew up in Columbia and has said it altered the course of his life, making him into the writer he is today....

Afraid No More

Afraid No More


  • Author : Lieutenant Col. Rema Johnson, Ph.D.
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2009-10-05
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781450002615


Afraid No More Book Description :

Celebrate the American dream as author Rema Johnson shares her journey from poverty to motherhood to self education and more. Through the honest testimony of faith, hope resilience, life, and love, she tells how her difficulties enable her to be strong and successful. From Poverty to Ph.D. she has embodied the spirit of a woman who never lets anything stop her or put her down. She had a tough life but now she is Afraid no More....